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VC398   William Mordaunt Marsh Edwards

BORN   7 May 1855

DIED   17 September 1912  AGE   57

VC Won  13 September 1882   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt

War/Campaign  Arabi Pasha Rebellion

Name   William Mordaunt Marsh Edwards   No.    

VC Issue No.   398   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Highland Light Infantry

Later   Royal Highland Fusiliers

Now   2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Hardingham, Norfolk, England

Place Of Death   Hardingham, Norfolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St George's Churchyard, Church Road, Hardingham, Norfolk


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   13 February 1883

VC Presented   24 February 1883, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, St George's Churchyard, Church Road, Hardingham, Norfolk

P  Memorial plaque and window at St George's Church, Hardingham, Norfolk

P  Name on Victoria Cross memorial, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

By The Way…

In later life he became a member of The Honourable Corps of Gentleman At Arms, the monarchs bodyguard

VC Held By

Not known



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